9 Feb 2016
Gene expression can be turned on and off like a switch, or it can be finely adjusted, as with a volume control knob. Dr Garth Ilsley, research scientist in Prof. Nicholas Luscombe’s unit at the...
Type: Press release
1 Feb 2016
The end of Moore’s Law — the prediction that transistor density would double every two years — was one of the hottest topics in electronics-related discussions in 2015. Silicon-based technologies...
Type: News Article
The Schematic Representation of the Experimental Electrons on Liquid Helium System
1 Feb 2016
In order to study abnormalities in electron state changes, the scientists applied a strong vertical magnetic field and then bombarded the electrons on liquid helium system with microwave photons.
Type: Photo
Copper Mirrors
1 Feb 2016
Copper mirrors direct and focus microwave photons in electrons on liquid helium system. The focusing mirror (on the left) is made by pressing a hard stainless steel ball (also shown in the picture)...
Type: Photo
Experimental Cell
1 Feb 2016
A cell (container) where the electrons on liquid helium experiments are conducted.
Type: Photo
15 Jan 2016
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) reconstructed the 3D structure of one of the proteins of Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of malaria and the...
Type: Press release
8 Jan 2016
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar...
Type: News Article
Perovskite surface defects
8 Jan 2016
Atomic size defects on the surface of a perovskite crystal.
Type: Photo
Perovskites atomic resolution images
8 Jan 2016
Topography image of atoms of the perovskite crystal and calculated images with position of atoms and molecules indicated.
Type: Photo
Perovskites atomic resolution images
8 Jan 2016
Methylammonium molecules (represented by a ball-and-stick model in the centre) methylammonium lead bromide (CH3NH3PbBr3) can rotate. They favour specific orientations that lead to two types of...
Type: Photo
Inside a scanning tunneling microscope
8 Jan 2016
Inside view of the scanning tunneling microscope. The yellow cylinders are the heat shields, behind which samples get cooled.
Type: Photo
25 Dec 2015
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death. Patients with type 1 diabetes have their insulin secreting cells destroyed by the immune system and require daily insulin injections. Pancreatic islet...
Type: News Article
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